Brian Head Resort, Utah

Brian Head Resort
Utah Powder, Uncrowded

Brian Head is located in spectacular southern Utah, near Utah's national parks and Las Vegas. With a base elevation of 9,600 feet it is the highest in the region, providing it with an annual average of snowfall of approximately 400 inches.

Honored as a "Top Family Getaway" by The Family Travel Forum, Brian Head is a full-service resort offering a ski/board school, children's programs, state-licensed day care, two ski/board rental shops, two retail shops, and a broad range of dining and lodging options.

The Resort's learn to ski/board and children's programs are among the best in the country. Brian Head Resort features an entire mountain dedicated to beginners and children with two lifts and eleven runs without more advanced skiers and boarders whizzing by. The Resort is commited to snowboarding and freestyle riding as demonstrated by its assortment of parks, rails, funboxes, and halfpipe. Three terrain parks of varying ability levels, with over 25 jumps, rails, and funboxes provide a complete freeriding experience. A professionally designed 364 foot long halfpipe complements the Resorts' freeriding options. "Burn Rubber" at the Resort's renowned Snow Tubing Park, one of the first in the region. A surface lift whisks you to the top, where 6 banked lanes await you. It's like a frozen water slide park!

Beginner through advanced cross-country skiers will delight in 42.5 km of marked trails and 300 km of backcountry skiing. Many snow-shoeing options are also available.

Brian Head Resort offers many local lodging options and is one of America's best ski and snowboard vacation values. Other local activities include spa treatments, horse-drawn sleigh rides, snow mobiling, shopping, and side trips to nearby Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks. A complimentary in-town shuttle service in Brian Head for your convenience during the winter season.

Brian Head Resort is a popular drive destination for Southern Nevada, Arizona, and Southern California. The Resort is a three-hour drive north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15, only 12 miles off the freeway on State Highway 143. Salt Lake City is only 4 hours north on Interstate 15.

Brian Head Resort combines the best in winter recreation opportunities in a safe, friendly, and relaxed atmosphere, with virtually no lift lines, uncrowded slopes, and dependable snow. The Resort provides a great vacation value unmatched by any other winter resort in the region.

Come and experience this undiscovered gem in the heart of Utah's Red Rock country!

Mountain Statistics for Brian Head Resort
Base Elevation: 9,600 ft (2,926 m)
Summit Elevation: 11,307 ft (3,446 m)
Vertical Drop: 1,707 ft (520 m)
Skiable Area: 650 acres (263 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 400 in (1,016 cm)
Longest Run: 7,920 ft (2,414 m)
Snowmaking: 35 %
Number of Lifts: 9
Uphill Lift Capacity: 10,500 per hour
Types of Lifts: 2 Surface Lifts
1 Double Chair
4 Triple Chairs
2 Quad Chair
Number of Trails: 65
Trail Ratings for Brian Head Resort
Easiest: Easiest 35%
More Difficult: More Difficult 40%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 25%
Experts Only: Experts Only 0%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
Area Details for Brian Head Resort
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Required: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Snowcat Skiing: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes
Cross Country: 50 km
Half Pipe: Yes
Snow Tubing: Yes
Snowshoe Trails: Yes